The sun is shining in Williamsburg! With attractions like Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens, Williamsburg is the perfect city to hit up during the warmer months. Check out a few of our favorite warm weather activities in Williamsburg!
See the sights on the Hampton River just 30 minutes away from Williamsburg! The 3 hour cruise starts in the Hampton Roads Harbor and follows the path of Captain John Smith and the First Settlers. Standing on the deck of the boat, you’ll have the chance to see historic Fort Monroe and the Old Point Comfort Lighthouse, the oldest continuously operating lighthouse in America. As you cruise down the river, your guide will regale you with historic stories from the area. Your guide will also gladly answer any questions. After a breathtaking view of the Chesapeake Bay, the cruise will stop for a 30 minute walking tour of the Civil War Island Fortress of Fort Wool. You’ll also get an in-depth view of Norfolk Naval Base, which is home to aircraft carriers and nuclear-powered submarines. On your way back to the port, you’ll be entertained with the story of the famous Battle of the Ironclads: the Monitor and the Merrimac. For more information about this tour, follow this link.
Fly high above Williamsburg on your next vacation with a hot air balloon ride! Your day begins as you watch the fascinating set up of the balloon being inflated. Once setup is complete, climb aboard for a gorgeous ride. The ride is perfect for a romantic getaway, a fun family outing, or a sightseeing adventure. Gaze at the white sandy beaches, green golf courses, quaint colonial towns, and massive Atlantic Ocean as you soar over Virginia’s countryside. The balloon accommodates 5 guests and the whole event lasts about 3 hours. For something a bit more personal such as a proposal or romantic adventure, take the private flight. You’ll be in the air for about an hour and you’ll enjoy a post-flight champagne toast after you touch back down. For more information, click on this link.